In this database, you will find technical information on our products and certain vehicle systems – compiled by experienced technicians and mechanics. You can search the database by entering multiple keywords, for instance the product, relevant system or components, and also filter the information using the categories (for example, lighting, electronics, etc.).
"PR numbers for VAG vehicles | HELLA PAGID The significance of the PR numbers in the spare part catalogue Sometimes the identification of spare parts for the brake system is not only made by looking at the chassis number and the vehicle registration date. I"
"Compressibility | HELLA PAGID In many publications dealing with the ECE-R90 test, the word compressibility appears. But what does this really mean? The compressibility of a brake lining refers to the degree that a brake lining can be "pressed together"; in"
"Legal Requirements For Brake Pads/Linings | HELLA PAGID ECE R90 Regulation The ECE regulations include a list of internationally agreed, standardised technical rules for vehicles and spare parts and for the equipment used in vehicles. Brake pads and their "
"Brake discs with wheel bearing and impulse ring | HELLA PAGID General information As a result of the extreme variety of axle constructions produced by all the different car manufacturers, wheel bearings and impulse rings of the anti-lock braking system (AB"
"Brake disks | HELLA PAGID General information Since the introduction of the disk braking system to the automobile, it has become a key structural component in automotive engineering. Together with the brake lining, the brake disk forms a friction couple wh"
"Brake calliper with integrated handbrake mechanism | HELLA PAGID Assembly note for replacement brake callipers General installation note Handbrake callipers are usually set or adjusted so that the distance between the brake lining and the brake disc is at "
"Service information | HELLA PAGID “Better Brakes Rule” The US states of California and Washington have passed a new law relating to the environmental sustainability of automotive brake linings and brake pads. Under this law, better known as “Better Brakes "
"Disposal of defective brake components | HELLA PAGID General information The company environmental protection is an important criteria in day-to-day workshop activities for every garage. Waste is produced in the scope of the inspection or repair work every"
"Brake pad wear indicator | HELLA PAGID Task The wear indicator is a monitoring device used to inform the driver promptly when the brake pad has reached its minimum thickness/wear limit. For disc brake pads, this is usually two millimeters. The wear indicat"
"Notes for running in the brake discs | HELLA PAGID General information After mounting the new brake discs and pads, the friction surfaces of both components need a certain time to adapt to one-another. In order to guarantee a safe and trouble-free function"